5 Star Tight Access Excavation Services in Melbourne

Tight access excavation is the process of excavating in narrow or tight spaces. This requires skilled operators and mini excavators or small 1.7 tonne excavators for example. When using machinery in tight spaces, you certainly don’t want an amateur. Property can be damaged, buildings hit, services damaged, the list goes on. So basically, be careful, select a professional with a good reputation, quality operators and top notch machinery.

If you are planning to build a basement, tight access excavation is usually part of the process, also when performing upgrades to your property or any works within an existing structure. This endeavor is not for everyone to take. It requires specialized equipment and machinery to make it possible. A licensed and proficient excavator operator and the right size machine are also needed to complete such a project.

The Risks Of Limited Access Excavation

Unlike other excavation projects that are usually done in open spaces, tight access excavation has a whole set of new challenges. With tight spaces comes risk of property damage, don’t make a gamble with your property.

Overhead Services

Overhead obstacles and services are a worry, and when we are performing excavation in tight areas, we have to analyse our surroundings. Overhead obstacles such as power lines and ceilings are two things you and we do not want struck with a piece of machinery.

Underground Services

Underground services such as buried telstra cables, fibre optic cable, gas, water and sewer are definitely services which will shut down the project and probably your street if we strike them with our excavator or bobcat. These are risks, these are reasons you use a professional with a good reputation, like us.

Need reliable tight access excavation services?  At Hammer Excavations, we’ve got you covered! We have the best and technologically advanced mini tight access excavation equipment.

Alex and the team at hammer excavations completed an amazing transformation of our backyard. I would highly recommend them as I was blown away with the level of professionalism, knowledge and communication of the team. Due to the steep gradient and complexities of our site Alex came up with a cost effective solution to assist with maintaining our strict budget for the project and ultimately transformed our yard into a beautiful oasis that we can enjoy for years to come. I would definitely call them again for any future excavation works I have.

Dependable Tight And Limited Access Excavation Services

Our skilled operators are here no matter how small or big the project is. We know how complicated this job is especially if you don’t have the right tools and experience. With our combined years of experience and track record, we are always ready to provide you with the right service.

We are dedicated to ensuring that every project is done in the right manner. Aside from utilizing the best equipment for tight access excavation services, safety is also one of our priorities. We make sure that every team member is equipped with the right safety gear and has completed safety training. Excavation work can be high risk, so we follow our duty of care and train our employees to the highest standards. Excavation has a unique set of risks, this is why employing a qualified excavation expert is a great choice, you minimise your risk of an incident.

Indoor Excavation

Our main goal is to provide quality and satisfying services to our residential and commercial customers.  With our compact and powerful excavators, we ensure that performing these tasks is easy and efficient.

At Hammer Excavations, we consider every customer as part of our family by providing efficient, fast, and reasonably priced services, we always want to provide services that meet the requirements of the job and exceed expectations.  For any tight access excavation services in Melbourne and nearby areas, we make sure that we are always there every step of the way. 


We have all the equipment and experience necessary for site cuts and site levelling works. Along with earthmoving works.

Retaining Walls are something we do regularly, we have great reviews on our work with retaining walls. 

We are available for emergency works, in the past we have been called upon to save the day with land slips and service issues.

Sometimes the ground is just too hard, let us make light work of the ground and get your fence, decking or wall built faster.

Rock just isn’t often welcome in an earthworks project, let us make light work the rock in your way.

With larger equipment at our fingertips than most landscaping companies, we have managed to provide our customers with a range of successful landscaping outcomes.

Our fleet of trucks makes Hammer Excavations a great choice for spoil removal and earthmoving.

With tight access excavation, large scale excavation and spoil removal, retaining walls and site cuts in our skillset, choose Hammer Excavations for a smooth outcome

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Hammer Excavations Melbourne

Tight Space Excavation Services With A Gentle Touch

crane with kubota digger, mini digger
bobcat, bobcat ripping up pavement

We are a diverse business providing a range of services, from post holes to rock breaking and machine hire. 

  • Post Holes
  • Site Cuts
  • Reataining Walls
  • Emergency Excavation
  • Rock Breaking
  • Landscaping
  • Spoil Removal
  • Rock Retaining Walls
  • Tight Access Excavation
  • Excavation
  • Earth Removal
  • Compaction 
  • Spread And Fill
  • Track Rolling
  • Tipper Work
  • Earthworks Quantity Calculations 
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Phone: 0433 205 321
Email enquiries - [email protected]
Accounts & Admin - [email protected]
183 Para Road, Greensborough, Victoria 3088.
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